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View Poll Results: Is age difference a factor in choosing a mate?
Yes primary factor 5 14.29%
Yes secondary factor 13 37.14%
Yes tertiary factor 5 14.29%
Irrelevant 12 34.29%
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Old 02-21-2009, 04:45 PM
 
Location: Jacksonville, Fl
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Old 02-21-2009, 05:06 PM
 
Location: Southern California
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Age is important as it relates to where you are in your life. I'd prefer not to get involved with anyone who is still building their life, figuring out who they are, etc. Similarly, I am not interested in someone who feels like they've done everything and are too settled.
Agreed. You need to relate to wherever that person is in their life.
That is usually no more than 10 years older at my age, and rarely more than 3-4 years younger. I think as you get older, the age gap does close a bit though.
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Old 02-24-2009, 08:28 AM
 
Location: Brentwood, TN
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My husband is 17 years older - and the age gap does matter. I won't go into it, but if I had it to do all over again, I would choose to remain single.



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Old 02-24-2009, 11:06 AM
 
Location: Rockland County New York
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My wife and I are 7 years apart and have beem together for 19 years. 13 of them as a married couple.
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Old 02-24-2009, 11:09 AM
 
Location: Incognito
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I am 14 years older than the wife. Age is just a number.
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Old 12-24-2009, 07:36 PM
 
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My husband is 17 years older than I and although he is the bread winner I am the mature one in the relationship he is a man-boy that why I fell in love with him. I think if he acted like a 40 year old that he is I would not be interested
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Old 12-24-2009, 07:41 PM
 
Location: Amarillo, Tx
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yea major factor. +/- 5 years otherwise you are abnormal. Seeing a 30 year old with a 22 year old is just DISGUSTING. Seriously.

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Are you being serious? My gf is 40 and Im 32. I dated a 21 year old at 31. You need to grow up a lil
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Old 12-24-2009, 08:11 PM
 
Location: The Jar
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My husband is 17 years older - and the age gap does matter. I won't go into it, but if I had it to do all over again, I would choose to remain single.
Ditto!
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